Involving the Rent Tribunal

If you have a dispute with your landlord, for example about the amount of rent you are paying, or maintenance of your property, you may be able to ask the Huurcommissie (Rent Tribunal) for a decision on the issue.

Last updated on 23 February 2023

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What types of disputes are heard by the Huurcommissie?

You can ask the Huurcommissie for a ruling if you have a dispute about:

This only applies to the social housing sector.

In some cases, the Huurcommissie also handles disputes in the private housing sector (in Dutch).

Are you renting an appartment:

Visit the website of the Huurcommissie (Rent tribunal) for all the information on what types of disputes are heard by the Huurcommissie (in Dutch).

Submitting an application to the Huurcommissie

You can start proceedings before the Huurcommissie (in Dutch) by submitting an application form. There is a separate application form (in Dutch) for the different types of proceedings.

A decision by the Huurcommissie is binding. This means that you and your landlord must both comply with the decision.

Laws and regulations (in Dutch)

Burgerlijk Wetboek Boek 7

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